Mia Culpa
Season 3x12
Episode no. 36
Written by Tom Kapinos
Directed by Stephen Hopkins
Guest stars
Original airdate: December 13, 2009
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"Comings & Goings" "Exile on Main St."

"Mia Culpa" is the twelfth and final episode of Season Three of Californication.


In the season 3 finale, Just when Hank, Karen and Becca are packing for their move to New York, Mia comes back to town along with a new agent boyfriend who knows about Hank's statutory rape of her. Hank attempts to convince Mia not to tell everyone about their consensual sex and resorts to violence against Mia's boyfriend, Paul Rider (James Frain). After leaving Mia's place, Hank comes clean to Karen about the whole incident. When the police show up, Hank is arrested. Meanwhile, Charlie thinks about having his vasectomy reversed, but Marcy seems to want the divorce to become final.

Cast and Crew[]

Main Cast[]

David Duchovny - Hank Moody
Natascha McElhone - Karen van der Beek
Madeleine Martin - Rebecca Moody
Evan Handler - Charlie Runkle
Pamela Adlon - Marcy Runkle
Madeline Zima - Mia Lewis
Carla Gallo - Daisy

Supporting Cast[]


Directed By:
Stephen Hopkins

Written By:
Tom Kapinos

Episode Navigation[]

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Preceded by
"Comings & Goings"
Season Three Episodes Followed by
"Exile on Main St."